During Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit, we noted that construction work on exterior cladding is nearing completion at Broad and Noble, a 19-story, 344-unit complex underway at 435-43 North Broad Street in Callowhill, Lower North Philadelphia, since our last visit in April. The project derives its name from its location at the northeast corner of Broad and Noble streets. Designed by Barton Partners and developed by Toll Brothers, with Clemens Construction Company as the contractor, the building has risen nearly to its full height of 231 feet, with fireproofing and interior partition work currently in progress. Upon completion, the project will span 371,302 square feet and will feature retail and underground parking. Permits specify a construction cost of $70 million.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has observed that foundation work has started at the site of a a 315-foot-tall, 24-story high-rise development at 300 North Christopher Columbus Boulevard in Northern Liberties. The development will span nearly an entire city block, bordered by North Christopher Columbus Boulevard to the east, Vine Street to the south, Water Street to the west, and Callowhill Street to the north. Designed by Handel Architects and developed by The Durst Organization, the 316-foot-tall tower will feature 10,094 square feet of ground-level retail as well as a new public park as part of the development. The site is located on the Delaware River waterfront a block to the north of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, on the border between Northern Liberties to the north and Old City to the south.
Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has noted that construction work has passed the vertical halfway point at a 12-story, 329-unit development at 418 Spring Garden Street in Northern Liberties, Lower North Philadelphia. Designed by Solomon Cordwell Buenz, the development, also known as 5th + Spring Garden, will stand 137 feet tall to the top of the main roof and 152 feet tall to the top of the bulkhead and will feature commercial space and 87 parking spaces.
Construction work is partially complete at Carrie’s Court, a townhome development located at 2616 South 18th Street in Girard Estates, South Philadelphia. Designed by Designblendz, the development entails the construction of 22 homes, each three stories high. The homes will be arranged in two rows, with a drive aisle and parking space situated in the middle.
A recent location visit by Philadelphia YIMBY has observed that construction work is nearing completion at a four-story, 42-unit mixed-use residential and commercial project at 1429-31 Federal Street in Point Breeze, South Philadelphia. The development rises on the north side of the block between South Broad Street and South 15th Street. Designed by Vincent Mancini, the development will span 34,668 square feet and feature retail space at the ground floor, a green roof, and parking for 14 bicycles. Permits list Top Gun Enterprises as the contractor and specify a construction cost of $3.8 million.